Man’s death in road crash sparks protest in Jashore

Published: December 02, 2018 11:07:57 | Updated: December 04, 2018 14:40:00

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Local people blocked Jashore-Benapole highway and vandalised two vehicles protesting a road crash that left a trader killed in Dhpakhola area of Sadar upazila on Saturday night.

The deceased was identified as Khokon Biswas, 45, son of Makbul Biswas, resident of Chachra Raipara area in the district town.

Navaron Highway Police Outpost’s Sub-Inspector Politan Miah was quoted by UNB news agency as saying that the accident took place at around 8:00 pm when the Benapole-bound bus hit Khokon, leaving him dead on the spot.

Being angered over the accident, locals blocked the highway and vandalised two buses.

On information, police rushed in and brought the situation under control and detained an attacker from the spot.

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